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Karen Holmes, PA-C, MPAS

Orthopedic Surgery
Accepts New Patients
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Locations
About
Karen is a physician assistant who trained at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX, with more than 25 years of experience in orthopedics. She is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. Karen is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Texas Academy of Physician Assistants, Physician Assistants in Orthopedic Surgery and Central Texas Academy of Physician Assistants. She is originally from San Antonio and enjoys gardening, pets, cooking and travel.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenChildren (ages 3-11), Adults, Geriatrics, Adolescents (ages 12-18)
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Round Rock
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
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Aetna - Choice POS II
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Aetna - Elect Choice
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Aetna - Health Network Only
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Aetna - Health Network Option
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Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Select
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Aetna - Open Choice PPO
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - Select SM
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Aetna - US Access
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
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Cigna - CAC Plan
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Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - Flexcare
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Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Access
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Cigna - HMO/POS
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Cigna - LocalPlus
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Cigna - LocalPlusIN
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Cigna - Network
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Cigna - Network Open Access
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Cigna - Network POS
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - POS
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Cigna - POS Open Access
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Cigna - PPO
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
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Humana - National POS
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Scott & White Health Plan - PHCS/OPTUM - PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan
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Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
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Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
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Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
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Superior - CHIP
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Superior - CHIP Perinate
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Superior - Foster Care
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Superior - STAR
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Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) - TMHP Medicaid
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Tricare - Tricare Extra
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Tricare - Tricare Prime
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Tricare - Tricare Select
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UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - CHIP
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UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
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UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
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UnitedHealth - Select +
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - STAR
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UnitedHealth - STAR Kids
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UnitedHealth - STAR+PLUS
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UnitedHealth - UHC West Signature Value Gated HMO
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Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and Texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Background
Education
  • Education: Master of Physician Assistant, University Of Texas Southwestern School Of Health Professions (1992)
Certifications
  • Physician Assistants - National Commission on Certification of
Reviews(74)
Overall: 4.8*
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Oct 9, 2019
Karen was thorough and explained everything very well.
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Oct 5, 2019
Fantastic experience! The provider I had was sick. The receptionist got me in with another provider at the same time as my original appointment time. The provider we saw was wonderful and my mom got instant relief for her shoulder. I can't say enough about how wonderful Scott and White is
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Oct 3, 2019
courteous and informative
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Sep 28, 2019
Ms. Holmes always gives the best care
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Sep 24, 2019
Paid attention to my explanation of my problem. Thorough problem focused examination. Explained treatment program.
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Sep 20, 2019
I respect her judgment and have confidence in her ability.
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Sep 20, 2019
Ms Holmes is always easy to talk to and very up to date on the questions I have. She also understands my needs.
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Sep 20, 2019
love Karen Holmes. she shows so much care for her patients. takes her time and explains everything
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Sep 1, 2019
Karen is super knowledgeable and professional And shows empathy and understanding of the patient's concerns with the problem. Karen is definitely a great asset to Scott & White
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Aug 30, 2019
friendly, concerned and very informative!
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Aug 24, 2019
really like her and feel comfortable.
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Jul 31, 2019
very good
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Jul 28, 2019
Absolutely no complaints. The best and easiest appointment and solution to my knee problems. Thank you.
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Jul 25, 2019
Karen is exceptional in caring & understanding her per patents needs.
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Jul 19, 2019
She was well prepared, answered all my questions before I could ask them.
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Jul 13, 2019
For the past seven week I have had a serious hematoma on my leg and it was on the verge of getting infected. I did my best at cleaning the wound and Karen was so helpfully cleaning the wound and showing me how to take care of the wound. She gave me the materials that I would need to get started. I was absolutely panicking because I wasn't sure what to do. She was so nice and explained the situation, calmed me down and I truly felt better when I left her office. Karen Holmes PA is wonderful and I would highly recommend her.
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Jul 9, 2019
Explained what she was going to do and how well I was doing already
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Jul 4, 2019
She was great! I felt confident that she knew exactly what was going on and was able to provide me the relief I needed. She listened, gave feedback and treated the condition effectively. I would definitely recommend her and am very happy she was my provider.
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Jun 19, 2019
Always super care !!!
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Jun 17, 2019
Very attentive and knowledgeable; explained the problem and possible treatments extensively; answered all my questions.
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Jun 14, 2019
answers questions directly and clearly. I felt she took a lot of time with me
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May 29, 2019
Ms. Karen Holmes provided care in a very professional and caring manner. I was suffering from knee pain with swelling. She evaluated my condition, addressed my concerns, answered questions and shared treatment options.
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